Abattis Welcomes Dr. David Galvez as Science Advisor to Northern Vine

Abattis Welcomes Dr. David Galvez as Science Advisor to Northern Vine

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / March 20, 2017 / Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (ATTBF) (CSE:ATT) (the “Company” or “Abattis”) is pleased to announce that Dr. David Galvez, PhD, will be joining the team to lead Northern Vine’s Science Advisory efforts.

Dr. Galvez received his doctorate in Plant Physiology at the University of Alberta & is a seasoned expert in the formulation & commercialization of botanical-based products, with a focus on using traditional, non traditional, & functional ethnobotanical plant extracts & powders. David’s previous position was Director of Research & Development at ZAG Global, where he successfully developed & launched four commercial products in the dietary supplement market for pain relief, sleeplessness, relaxation, & anxiety management, both in capsule & 2-oz drink formats. He is widely published in highly ranking peer reviewed scientific journals & has in-depth knowledge on the proper handling & protection of intellectual property.

“We are excited to have someone of David’s caliber & industry specific experience join our team at Northern Vine, & look forward to working with him to analyze & identify superior strains, extraction methods, & formulations for our program,” stated Rene David, newly appointed board member at Abattis. “Northern Vine is strategically preparing for the future of the legal cannabis industry in Canada & the addition of Dr. Galvez further positions us, not only as a leader in cannabis testing, yet moreover the technology & intellectual property aspects of the business.”

“The Cannabis Industry is set to become a powerful economic driver across North America & in Europe. Once economies of scale commoditize the production of raw materials, profits in the sector will be led by players offering value-added products & services. I believe Abattis is uniquely positioned to provide high quality services & finished products in a very specialized niche within the Industry,” said Dr. Galvez.

Northern Vine is scheduled to launch next month & management will continue to provide updates in the lead up to this event.

About Abattis Bioceuticals Corp.

Abattis is a specialty agricultural technology & biotechnology company which aggregates, integrates, & invests in agricultural technologies & biotechnology services for the legal cannabis industry developing in Canada. The Company has successfully developed & licensed natural health products, medicines, extractions, & ingredients for the biologics, nutraceutical, bioceutical, & cosmetic markets. The Company is moreover seeking to acquire exclusive intellectual property rights to agricultural technologies to be employed in extraction & processing of botanical ingredients & compounds. The Company follows strict standard operating protocols, & adheres to the applicable laws of Canada & foreign jurisdictions. For more information, visit the Company’s website at: www.abattis.com.

About Northern Vine Canada Inc.

Northern Vine Labs™ is licensed by Health Canada for the possession of Cannabis & related active ingredients, as well as the production of extracts for the purpose of analysis. Northern Vine Labs™ product certification & quality assurances programs incorporate global best practices & procedures for application in the legal Canadian Cannabis market.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“Rene David”
Rene David, CFO, Director

For further information, contact the Company at (604) 336-0881 or at news@abattis.com.

FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION

This press release contains forward-looking statements. The use of any of the words “anticipate,” “continue,” “estimate,” “expect,” “may,” “will,” “project,” “should,” “believe,” & similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations & assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can donate no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events & conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks & uncertainties. These statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors & risks various risk factors discussed in the Company’s Management’s Discussion & Analysis under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com. While the Company may elect to, it does not undertake to update this information at any particular time. NEITHER THE CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATIONS SERVICES PROVIDER HAVE REVIEWED OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.

SOURCE: Abattis Bioceuticals Corp.

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